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Les véhicules électriques débarquent dans le transport en commun au Cameroun
26-09-2022 | 14:24:00
Baptisés « Greenrides », ces véhicules disposant d’une batterie rechargeable sur une borne alimentée à l’énergie solaire, et jouissant d’une autonomie de 250 km une fois chargés à 100%, font essentiellement des courses, dont le prix est identique à celui de la course à bord de véhicules ordinaires, apprend-on.
New study finds that climate finance for Africa needs to grow 9x from $30 billion to $277 billion
26-09-2022 | 10:15:00
Research released from Climate Policy Initiative finds that total annual climate finance flows in Africa for 2020, domestic and international, were only USD 30 billion, just 11% of the USD 277 billion needed annually.
ClimeCo partners with Enaleia to establish a Verra plastic collection project in Kenya
26-09-2022 | 09:54:50
ClimeCo, a pioneer in the management and development of environmental commodities, has partnered with Enaleia to remove plastic pollution from vital fishing areas in Kenya.
MauBank lance son Green Financing Scheme destiné aux particuliers et entreprises
26-09-2022 | 09:51:00
Encourager la réduction des émissions polluantes, et promouvoir l’adoption et l’utilisation de l’énergie propre et renouvelable. Tels sont les objectifs que s’est fixé la MauBank en lançant le Green Financing Scheme à l’intention des particuliers et des entreprises.
EIB President Hoyer backs climate adaptation projects across Africa
22-09-2022 | 09:33:06
President Hoyer addressed the Africa Adaptation Summit in Rotterdam, the first-ever global summit to focus solely on accelerating climate adaptation in Africa.
How Africa can escape chronic food insecurity amid climate change, IMF
20-09-2022 | 13:08:00
Climate change is intensifying food insecurity across sub-Saharan Africa, where Russia’s war in Ukraine and the pandemic are also adding to food shortages and high prices.
EBRD and donors support electric transport provider in Egypt
15-09-2022 | 09:09:56
The EBRD and donors are enabling Abou Ghaly Motors (AGM), a leading transport provider in Egypt, to purchase 250 range-extended electric vehicles (REEVs) for its taxi services, in a boost for the development of the country’s e-mobility sector.
Woolpert aligns geospatial companies and resources to form Woolpert Africa
12-09-2022 | 15:11:25
Woolpert has integrated the staff, resources and local experience of its two geospatial companies in Africa, Southern Mapping Company and AAM, to form Woolpert Africa.
Le président de la Côte d'Ivoire Alassane Ouattara rencontre le PDG d'Eni Claudio Descalzi
12-09-2022 | 11:12:00
Le président de la Côte d'Ivoire, Alassane Ouattara, a rencontré à Abidjan le PDG d'Eni, Claudio Descalzi, pour discuter de l'avancement des activités de la société dans le pays, des projets futurs et des domaines d'intérêt commun et de collaboration.
COP27 Presidency Philanthropy Roundtable seeks rapid increase in climate contributions
12-09-2022 | 10:22:38
Only 2% of the US$730 billion of global philanthropic contributions is currently directed to climate change.
RUBiS Energy launched ULTRA TEC advanced fuel technology
08-09-2022 | 09:21:00
RUBiS Energy Rwanda has launched UltraTec advanced fuel technology, an additivized fuel that contains high-performance additives that increase power and fuel economy at no extra cost.
CEEAC en route vers COP27
05-09-2022 | 12:57:49
Commission de la Communauté Economique des Etats de l’Afrique centrale (CEEAC), en partenariat avec le Secrétariat Exécutif de la CCNUCC, l’Initiative pour la Transparence de l’Action Climatique, le Programme des Nations Unies pour le Développement (PNUD) et le Marché Commun de l’Afrique Orientale et Australe (COMESA), ont organisé le Dialogue Africain sur le Cadre de Transparence Renforcé (CTR).
Le potentiel énergétique mixte de la Mauritanie mis en évidence au salon MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power 2022
05-09-2022 | 11:13:00
Mauritanie détient le record de la plus grande production d’énergie renouvelable par habitant de tous les pays du MSGBC, avec un potentiel estimé à 457,9 GW d’énergie solaire et 47 GW d’énergie éolienne.
GLOBELEQ partners with government of Egypt to develop a large-scale Green Hydrogen Project
05-09-2022 | 11:04:00
Globeleq has signed a MoU with the New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA), the General Authority for Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCZONE), the Sovereign Fund of Egypt for Investment and Development (TSFE), and the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC), to jointly develop a large-scale green hydrogen facility within the Suez Canal Economic Zone.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Region’s startups are on an expansion binge
02-09-2022 | 15:03:00
East African startups have been on an expansion drive, raising funding as they seek to tap into emerging opportunities in the region and across Africa while growing their portfolio.
JBIC Signs MOU with the Republic of Uganda
29-08-2022 | 13:11:34
Promoting Cooperation for Supporting Japanese Companies Business preserving the environment in Uganda
[Maroc] Le programme financé par l’AFD et l’EU compte deux nouvelles régies : La RADEEJ et la RADEET
29-08-2022 | 11:05:00
les conventions s’inscrivent dans le cadre d’un programme en charge de la gestion des services d’eau et d’assainissement, ayant vocation à soutenir leurs programmes d’investissement au service des usagers et le renforcement de leur expertise.
Sasol posts strong financial results supported by macroeconomic environment
29-08-2022 | 09:09:19
Sasol delivered a strong set of financial results against the backdrop of increased volatility resulting from ongoing geopolitical tensions, extended COVID-19 lockdowns and global supply chain disruptions.
RMB partners with South Africa's retailer Shoprite to drive sustainability strategy
24-08-2022 | 16:52:00
South Africa's Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) has partnered with the Shoprite Group through the provision of a R1.5 billion loan facility, to expand the retailer’s key environmental programmes as part of its wider sustainability strategy.
MIGA issues record 54 guarantees totaling $4.9 Billion in FY22
22-08-2022 | 10:41:00
The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency of the World Bank Group (MIGA), whose mandate is to drive impactful foreign direct investment to developing countries, issued $4.93 billion in new guarantees in fiscal year 2022 across a record 54 projects.
KfW IPEX-Bank améliore l'approvisionnement de l'eau potable en Côte d'Ivoire
22-08-2022 | 09:47:00
La KfW IPEX-Bank, en collaboration avec la Société suédoise de crédit à l'exportation (SEK), finance la construction de 1 000 forages d'eau potable équipés de pompes solaires ainsi que la construction d'usines d'approvisionnement en eau potable et de conduites d'eau pour alimenter 189 villages ivoiriens.
L'Agence française de développement vient de valider le financement de la nouvelle phase du projet Salam
18-08-2022 | 13:20:00
Une première pour la nouvelle phase du projet « Salam », au bénéfice des sociétés civiles de la rive Sud Méditerranéenne
Le nouveau fonds pour le climat en Afrique reçoit un investissement de 43 millions de dollars US
18-08-2022 | 11:19:12
InfraCo Africa, la filiale du Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) dédiée aux projets de développement en Afrique, a annoncé aujourd’hui un premier investissement de 43 millions de dollars US dans le projet CLEAR.
Le Terminal Roulier d'Abidjan (TERRA) obtient la labellisation "Green Terminal"
18-08-2022 | 09:13:00
Le Terminal Roulier d’Abidjan (TERRA), qui assure la manutention et les activités liées aux navires rouliers au port d’Abidjan, a obtenu le label « Green Terminal », délivré par Bureau Veritas
AfDB and partners discuss Africa’s potential to leverage green minerals for the energy transition
15-08-2022 | 12:02:44
A recent webinar hosted by the African Development Bank brought together experts to examine how Africa can become a hub for manufacturing lithium-ion batteries to store energy and electrify the transport fleet.
USA provided $2.5 million in development assistance in Ghana amid global food security crisis
15-08-2022 | 11:48:00
The United States is providing $2.5 million in new development assistance, subject to congressional notification, in Ghana through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).
Director Ebong to join Secretary Blinken in the Philippines and South Africa
11-08-2022 | 13:51:00
U.S. Trade and Development Agency, Director Enoh T. Ebong joined U.S. Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken’s travel to the Philippines and South Africa later this week, highlighting USTDA’s work to advance the Philippines’ clean energy transition and Africa financial support.
Le lancement du Projet Concours Femmes d’Honneur par SODIGAZ
11-08-2022 | 09:09:00
SODIGAZ APC fait de l’accompagnement technique et financier des associations féminines de la province du Houet un défi
Nature Based Solutions make economic and environmental sense for farmers in Ghana
08-08-2022 | 11:32:25
Organic pesticides, waste-based fertilisers and forest regeneration are just a few of the green initiatives being employed in Ghana to boost farming communities’ resilience to the impacts of climate change.
La BOAD mise sur le solaire avec le PPIPS
08-08-2022 | 09:39:00
Le PPIPS représente un investissement total de près de 165 milliards de FCFA auquel la BOAD contribue à hauteur de 40 milliards de FCFA dans le secteur des Energies Solaires.
[South Africa] 1nvest lists Socially Responsible Investment ETF on the JSE to counter global warming
01-08-2022 | 15:02:00
1nvest, a specialist index fund manager, has listed the 1nvest MSCI World Socially Responsible Investment Index Feeder ETF (ETFSRI) on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE).
Les Etats-Unis fournissent 12 millions de dollars d'aide au developpement au Sénégal face au crise alimentaire
01-08-2022 | 12:50:00
En tant que pays cible de Feed the Future, le Sénégal intensifiera ses efforts pour atténuer directement les impacts de l'insécurité alimentaire croissante, qui a été exacerbée par l'invasion non provoquée de l'Ukraine par la Russie.
USAID fournisse 11 millions de Dollars pour le soutien économique et humanitaire
01-08-2022 | 12:42:00
Les États-Unis fournissent 6 millions de dollars en nouvelle aide humanitaire et 5 millions de dollars en soutien économique, par l'intermédiaire de l'Agence américaine pour le développement international (USAID) en Mauritanie
USTDA soutient le premier déploiement d'un réseau intelligent au Maroc
01-08-2022 | 10:36:00
USTDA a accordé une subvention à la Régie autonome de distribution d'eau et d'électricité de Marrakech (RADEEMA), pour une étude de faisabilité visant à transformer l'infrastructure de distribution d'électricité de Marrakech en un réseau intelligent.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Boosting diaspora remittances through regional collaboration
29-07-2022 | 12:00:00
As the region bets on diaspora remittances to boost respective countries’ national purses and drive economic growth across East Africa, member states are looking at cementing regional partnerships.
Green Climate Fund approves $145m FMO investment in Climate Fund Manager’s Climate Investor 2
27-07-2022 | 11:58:00
The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has approved the joint FMO – Climate Fund Managers (CFM) $145 million proposal to accelerate private sector investments in low-emission and climate-resilient water, sanitation and ocean projects, entitled Climate Investor 2.
GCF s'associe à la FAO pour deux grands projets de résilience climatique au Bénin et en Gambie
25-07-2022 | 12:21:00
Le Fonds vert pour le climat (GCF) et la FAO ont signé un accord de financement de 60 millions de dollars pour deux nouveaux projets majeurs qui amélioreront la résilience climatique au Bénin et en Gambie.
eco.business et Oragroup pour soutenir les agro-industries durables en Afrique subsaharienne
25-07-2022 | 09:35:00
Le Fonds eco.business s'est associé à son tout nouveau partenaire, Oragroup, pour financer des industries agroalimentaires d'Afrique subsaharienne titulaires de certifications volontaires de durabilité, au moyen d'un prêt senior de 15 millions d'euros.
GCF approuve un investissement de 145 millions USD de la FMO dans le CI2 du Climate Fund Manager.
25-07-2022 | 09:23:24
Le Fonds vert pour le climat (GCF) a approuvé la proposition de FMO et de Climate Fund Managers (CFM), d'un montant de 145 millions USD, visant à accélérer les investissements du secteur privé dans des projets d'eau, d'assainissement et d'océan à faibles émissions et résilients au changement climatique, intitulée Climate Investor 2 (CI2).
GCF approves USD 145 million FMO investment in Climate Fund Manager’s Climate Investor 2 (CI2)
25-07-2022 | 09:02:00
Green Climate Fund (GCF) has approved the joint FMO – Climate Fund Managers (CFM) USD 145mln proposal to accelerate private sector investments in low-emission and climate-resilient water, sanitation and ocean projects, entitled Climate Investor 2 (‘CI2’).
Fonds Huruma soutient le financement des petits exploitants agricoles au Sénégal
25-07-2022 | 08:25:00
Le Fonds Huruma a réalisé son premier investissement en Afrique en accordant un prêt de 2,5 millions d'euros à l'institution de microfinance sénégalaise Caurie, leader dans le financement des petits exploitants agricoles.
African Development Fund approves $5.4 million grant to build food security, as millions face crisisin Somalia
21-07-2022 | 13:50:08
The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund has approved a $5.4 million grant to support the building of urgently needed food security in Somalia.
Green Climate Fund approves new projects in Benin and the Gambia
19-07-2022 | 15:58:14
The Board of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) have approved $60 million in funding to support climate-resilient projects in Benin and the Gambia promoting sustainable practices in vulnerable rural communities of these countries.
CFI reports progress on traceability, agroforestry and forest protection in Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire
19-07-2022 | 12:12:00
The governments of Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana and 35 companies in the Cocoa & Forests Initiative (CFI), including IDH, reported progress made towards ending deforestation in both countries.
GCF partners with FAO to support climate-resilient projects in Benin and the Gambia
19-07-2022 | 11:59:35
The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has approved $60 million in funding to support climate-resilient projects in Benin and the Gambia promoting sustainable practices in vulnerable rural communities of these countries.
AIIM, partners sign agreement to acquire South Africa's EnviroServ Waste Management company
12-07-2022 | 10:29:00
SUEZ and its partners Royal Bafokeng Holdings (RBH) and African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), signed an agreement for the acquisition of EnviroServ Waste Management company (EnviroServ).
Africa Jutes investit dans la construction d'une usine de sacs d'intrants agricoles au Bénin.
11-07-2022 | 12:48:00
Africa Jutes Industries, une entreprise spécialisée dans la transformation de produits agricoles, souhaite investir 1 milliard de FCFA (1,5 million de dollars) dans la construction d'une unité de production de sacs de jute dans la zone industrielle de Glo-Djigbé (GDIZ) au Bénin.
WPO announces the 2022 calendar of packaging training courses
11-07-2022 | 08:14:00
World Packaging Organisation ( WPO), Vice President Education, Henky Wibawa, announced a busy agenda of packaging training courses for 2022. There are planned 10 education programs around the world in physical and digital formats.
GCF approuve 325,2 millions USD et des politiques pour une action climatique accélérée
07-07-2022 | 08:48:00
Le conseil d'administration du Fonds vert pour le climat (FVC) a approuvé quatre nouveaux projets climatiques d'une valeur de 325,2 millions de dollars pour l'action climatique.
GCF Board approves USD 325.2 million and policies for accelerated climate action
07-07-2022 | 08:40:00
The Green Climate Fund (GCF) Board approved four new climate projects worth USD 325.2 million for climate action.
Clean Air Catalyst launches in Nairobi, Kenya
06-07-2022 | 16:01:00
As work to accelerate global clean air solutions continues, Clean Air Catalyst, a partnership funded by the USAID and led by WRI and Environmental Defense Fund, has added Nairobi, Kenya to the project's portfolio of pilot cities.
OPEC Fund provides $19m to support sustainable livelihoods in Lesotho
05-07-2022 | 13:19:00
The OPEC Fund for International Development has become the largest supporter of a program that will create sustainable livelihoods in Lesotho with a $19 million loan.
African Development Bank launches first ESG African frontier-currency bond in Uganda
01-07-2022 | 10:49:00
The African Development Bank launched a 19-billion Ugandan shilling (UGX) ($5.07 million) 2-year theme bond, the first-ever African frontier currency-denominated ESG issuance by a multilateral development institution.
CISL joins the African Natural Capital Alliance as a knowledge partner
30-06-2022 | 10:19:00
The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership has joined the African Natural Capital Alliance as a knowledge partner.
Current levels of climate finance in Africa falling drastically short of needs
30-06-2022 | 10:06:00
A report released by the Climate Policy Initiative finds that Africa needs approximately USD 2.8 trillion, or USD 250 billion each year, between 2020 and 2030 to implement its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs).
The Danish government has launched the Development Guarantee Programme of DKK two billion to be managed by IFU
27-06-2022 | 13:06:13
The initiative is expected to mobilize DKK three to four billion in private capital for climate investments as well as investments in poor and fragile developing countries.
IFAD to support vulnerable communities to fight hunger and poverty
27-06-2022 | 10:53:36
IFAD inaugural bond issuance to Asian investor Dai-Ichi Frontier Life ramps up investments to strengthen small-scale farmers’ resilience to climate change and fight hunger and poverty
HSBC Egypt launches Green Personal Finance for more sustainable choices
19-06-2022 | 20:27:22
HSBC Egypt has launched green personal finance for its retail customers in Egypt in the bank’s latest step to support clients on their journeys to a net zero carbon future.
Le GCA soutiendra la Côte d'Ivoire dans des projets liés au changement climatique et à l'adaptation
16-06-2022 | 13:41:00
Le Centre mondial pour l’adaptation facilitera la mobilisation de 2 milliards d'euros supplémentaires pour les investissements en faveur de l'adaptation et de la résilience dans le cadre du programme durable obligatoire de la Côte d'Ivoire
[South Africa] JSE unveils guidance framework to aid progress in disclosure and governance
14-06-2022 | 11:59:00
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), released its Sustainability and Climate Disclosure Guidance that aims to promote transparency and good governance, and guide listed companies on best practice in ESG disclosure.
[Egypt] Plastic bank signs a cooperation agreement with Lorenz snack world
10-06-2022 | 12:09:00
Plastic Bank Social Enterprise announced the signing of a new partnership with Lorenz Snack World – Egypt, which seeks to contribute to the efforts made to reduce plastic waste and prevent it from reaching seas and rivers.
Del Monte Kenya targets to plant 2.5 million trees by 2025 to curb climate change
09-06-2022 | 08:15:00
In commemoration of this day, Del Monte Kenya partnered with Murang’á County Government to plant 1,000 trees at Maragua Primary school as part of its commitment to plant 2.5 million trees by 2025 to tackle climate change.
AfDB signed to inject €4 billion for green Economy and named Egypt as the next host 2023.
30-05-2022 | 09:17:00
The African Development Bank (AfDB) named Egypt as the host of the 58th round of its annual meetings in 2023 and launched the Africa Circular Economy Facility (ACEF) at a total value of €4 billion in collaboration with the Finnish government.
Owendo Container Terminal obtient la labellisation Green Terminal
30-05-2022 | 08:46:00
Owendo Container Terminal (OCT), opérateur du terminal à conteneurs du Port d’Owendo, a obtenu le label Green Terminal à la suite d’un audit mené par Bureau Veritas.
Ethiopia: African Development Bank signs $830,000 grant agreement to improve climate resilience
29-05-2022 | 20:10:04
The African Development Bank has signed an $830,000 technical assistance grant agreement to improve climate resilience for communities and ecosystems in line to support the Ethiopian Government.
Panasonic announces FY22 business strategy for Middle East and Africa
20-05-2022 | 11:16:12
Panasonic Marketing Middle East & Africa (PMMAF) restated its commitment to MEA market expansion and consumer wellbeing that unveiled the brand’s new global motto - “Live Your Best”.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Clean energy gets funding amid inflation and trade deficits
19-05-2022 | 12:14:00
Oil and Gas has been a pillar supporting the Nigerian economy for a very long time. Rich in this natural resource, Nigeria may be guilty of neglecting other promising sectors, like Agriculture and even Insurance.
GET.invest Burundi kicks off first activities
19-05-2022 | 11:31:46
GET.invest Burund aiming to respond to the country’s need for affordable, reliable and clean access to energy services alongside its regional partners.
Is Africa ready for green growth? AfDB assesses some countries
13-05-2022 | 10:23:00
A new report co-authored by the African Development Bank and the Global  Green Growth Institute, has found evidence of growing political commitment to green growth in Africa.
CE-Creates merges with hatch & boost in MENA's first venture-builder merger for startups
11-05-2022 | 09:20:00
CE-Creates, the business incubation platform of Crescent Enterprises, has completed the merger of its portfolio of startups with hatch & boost, an Abu Dhabi-based venture-builder dedicated to ‘hatching’ startup ideas.
[South Africa] LyondellBasell, Sasol complete Louisiana Joint Venture transaction
09-05-2022 | 10:07:38
LyondellBasell, one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world, and Sasol, a global integrated chemicals and energy company, announced the closing of their Louisiana-based Integrated Polyethylene JV transaction.
African Development Bank invests in SPARK+ Africa Fund to deliver clean cooking solution
09-05-2022 | 10:07:36
The African Development Bank approved $5 million investment in the SPARK+ Africa Fund to deliver clean cooking solutions to over two million households across Africa.
KBA, KCIC collaborate on advancing green financing in Kenya
09-05-2022 | 10:07:32
The Kenya Bankers Association (KBA) and the Kenya Climate Innovation Centre (KCIC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at advancing the green finance agenda in Kenya.
EBRD, EU and partners support green investments in Morocco
09-05-2022 | 10:07:26
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the European Union (EU) are supporting green investments by the private sector to strengthen Morocco’s economic recovery.
OPEC Fund approves $100m for operations in developing countries
09-05-2022 | 10:07:15
The OPEC Fund for International Development (the OPEC Fund) approved $100 million in new funding to support development operations in Burundi, Nicaragua and Ghana.
CDC announces joint funding to Greenlight Planet’s solar business
09-05-2022 | 10:07:12
CDC Group, UK’s development finance institution and impact investor, announced a joint commitment of $90 million in partnership with leading investors, to Greenlight Planet.
Islamic Development Bank approves $320.6m for development projects in Sierra Leone, Burkina Faso, Yemen and Indonesia
09-05-2022 | 10:07:12
The Islamic Development Bank approved $320.56 million in financing to new development projects in water and sanitation, health, roads and women empowerment in Sierra Leone, Burkina Faso, Yemen and Indonesia.
African Development Bank extends $2.1m for rollout of Disaster Risk Financing in Mauritania
09-05-2022 | 10:07:09
The African Development Bank approved a grant of $2.1 million to boost the country’s resilience against climate related shocks and food insecurity.
Orange successfully issues €500m inaugural Sustainability Bond
09-05-2022 | 10:06:59
Orange announced the successful launch of its inaugural Sustainability Bond for a total amount of €500 million to finance projects that fully reflect the Group’s ambitions in both the green and social fields.
IFC, FMO support South Africa’s FirstRand increase access to climate financing
09-05-2022 | 10:06:43
IFC announced a loan to FirstRand Bank to enable increased financial and advisory support to energy-efficient and water-smart projects in South Africa, helping the country meet climate emission and other environmental targets.
IFC supports Nigeria’s plastics packaging and recycling industries
09-05-2022 | 10:06:43
IFC announced a financing package to help Engee Manufacturing, a leading Nigeria manufacturer of PET resin to build a Continuous Polymerisation PET Resin plant in Ogun state.
New IFC initiative helps banks in Mexico, Philippines, South Africa and Egypt scale climate finance
09-05-2022 | 10:06:29
Through a new initiative, IFC will work with financial institutions in four countries to mobilize private sector financing for climate mitigation and adaptation projects and help align financial-sector strategies with the targets of the Paris Climate Agreement.
EIB accelerates climate disaster recovery, clean energy and transport investment in Madagascar
09-05-2022 | 10:06:27
Reconstruction of road and rail links in the Madagascan capital Antananarivo will be accelerated following the disbursement of €16.4 million by the European Investment Bank.
EBRD loans $12m to Al Dau Al Haram to support tourism sector in Egypt
09-05-2022 | 10:06:19
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is breaking fresh ground with a $12 million loan to Al Dau Al Haram for Hotel Operations for the regeneration of a brownfield site into a Hyatt Regency hotel in Egypt.
DFC, Rockefeller Foundation sign MOU to invest in solutions to end energy poverty
09-05-2022 | 10:06:13
The Rockefeller Foundation and U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work to end energy poverty by promoting investment in Distributed Renewable Energy around the world.
EBRD, GCF boost green economy and value chains in Morocco
09-05-2022 | 10:06:12
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), supported by the Green Climate Fund (GCF), is promoting the competitiveness of small businesses and investments in the green economy in Morocco.
Nordic Development Fund extends $8.8m grant to African Water Facility
09-05-2022 | 10:06:01
The Nordic Development Fund (NDF) approved $8.8 million in grant funding to the African Water Facility (AWF) to bolster investments in COVID-19 recovery and preparation for investment of water supply.
World Bank announces 35% finance target to support countries’ climate action
09-05-2022 | 10:05:56
The World Bank announced an ambitious target for 35% of its financing to have climate co-benefits, on average, over the next five years. It replaces an earlier target of reaching 28% by 2020, which was in place over the last 5 years.
Les citadins africains bénéficient d’une meilleure qualité de vie
04-05-2022 | 10:53:00
Malgré leur croissance rapide, les grandes villes africaines ont assuré, au cours des trente dernières années, un meilleur accès aux services, aux emplois et aux infrastructures à des millions de citadins que les localités de petite taille.
UNDP and PAGGW team up to green the Sahel for sustainable livelihoods
04-05-2022 | 10:27:22
UNDP and the Pan African Agency of the Great Green Wall (PAGGW) have signed a 5-year MoU to reinforce and operationalise collaboration towards the common goal of contributing to the Great Green Wall Initiative (GGWI) in the Sahel region.
Donors pledge $1.39 billion for Horn of Africa drought response
27-04-2022 | 08:58:00
Donors pledged $1.39 billion for humanitarian and development response to the drought in the Horn of Africa that has left more than 15 million people severely food insecure across Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia.
World Bank Commits to Strengthening Madagascar’s Post-Cyclone Recovery Plan
21-04-2022 | 11:31:09
The Government of Madagascar and the World Bank signed $534,9 million to Strengthen Madagascar’s Post-Cyclone Recovery Plan, Pandemic Response, and Energy and Transport Sectors
[Sierra Leonne] Orange Digital Center launches Smart Klin
14-04-2022 | 08:34:00
Orange introduced Smart-Klin, A waste disposal and detection company that uses Sensor Smart Waste Collection(SWC) system to identify the status of waste bins and detect the percentages of waste.
Norfund invests $7.5m in Continental Blue Investments to create jobs, reduce emissions in Ghana
11-04-2022 | 09:49:00
Norfund, a development finance institution has invested $7.5 million in Continental Blue Investments Ghana (CBI) to create jobs and reduce emissions in the country.
CCAC a accueilli le Sénégal comme nouveau partenaire lors de la célébration de son 10e anniversaire
04-04-2022 | 13:04:33
CCAC et ses partenaires vont de l'avant pour mettre en œuvre des solutions éprouvées afin d'atteindre les objectifs cruciaux en matière de climat et d'air pur 2030. Ils ont obtenu 11 millions de dollars pour la mise en œuvre de la CCAC et du Global Methane Pledge et ont accueilli de nouveaux partenaires.
CCAC welcomed Senegal as a new partners during 10th anniversary celebration
04-04-2022 | 12:17:00
CCAC and Partners are forging ahead to implement tested solutions to achieve critical climate and clean air goals by 2030 with $11 million in new funding for the CCAC and Global Methane Pledge implementation and welcomed new Partners.
La Banque africaine de développement appuie le Maroc pour renforcer sa résilience climatique
31-03-2022 | 09:28:20
Plus d’un milliard de dollars seront mobilisés pour appuyer les secteurs de l’eau, de l’agriculture, de l’inclusion sociale, du développement humain et des infrastructures au Maroc
Mali receives African Risk Capacity climate risk insurance pay-out
09-03-2022 | 14:55:30
Over 204,000 vulnerable people in drought-affected regions of Mali will benefit from a $7.1 million climate risk insurance pay-out by African Risk Capacity (ARC) through the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP).
MTN Group enhances financial guidance on accelerating data and fintech services
09-03-2022 | 07:31:02
MTN Group reported strong financial, operational and sustainability results in 2021 in a tough macro environment.
[Interview] Yoav Rottenberg, CEO, MavRDC,Tanzania
24-02-2022 | 12:21:00
MavRDC is a service provider for secure destruction of digital storage devices and general e-waste recycling in East Africa.